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The most expensive food on earth is found in a sea of purple flowers

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The most expensive food on earth is found in a sea of purple flowers

Mashable - Elizabeth Pierson

For one week each year, gorgeous purple flowers bloom in only a few places around the world. People wade into the purple seas to harvest the blooms by hand and then pick their stamens to sell as saffron. The harvest process is tedious, but these high-maintenance flowers are also very selective about …

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